Candie Pritchard last seen in Red Pheasant Cree Nation area

February 22, 2024
North Battleford, Saskatchewan

News release


Two photographs of Candie Pritchard

Extensive investigation by Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes to date has determined 44-year-old Candie Pritchard was last seen in the Red Pheasant Cree Nation area and at several residences on Red Pheasant Cree Nation around the first week of January, 2024. Investigators are seeking more information from the public about Candie's whereabouts that first week of January – if you spoke with her or saw her in the community of Red Pheasant Cree Nation, please contact police by calling Battlefords RCMP at 306-446-1720 or call 310-RCMP. The public can also report information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Investigation into her death continues.



Suspicious death investigation in Battlefords area


Saskatchewan RCMP are investigating a suspicious death after human remains were located earlier this week. This suspicious death investigation is in addition to the multiple homicides and other serious files the RCMP Major Crimes team is investigating in recent weeks. Read about those investigations here:


On February 5, 2024, Battlefords RCMP received a report of human remains located outside a residence on Red Pheasant Cree Nation.

An exhaustive search by RCMP Search and Rescue resulted in additional evidence associated to this investigation being located in a treed area along a roadway on Red Pheasant Cree Nation.

An autopsy took place on February 7, 2024 and the deceased has been identified as 44-year-old Candie Pritchard of Rabbit Lake, SK.

The autopsy and continued police investigation has determined her death is suspicious. Investigators are releasing Candie's name to help further their investigation. If anyone has information about where and/or when Candie Pritchard was last seen between January 1 and February 5, 2024 please contact Battlefords RCMP at 306-446-1720 or call 310-RCMP. The public can also report information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and they may be eligible for a monetary reward.

No charges have been laid and the investigation remains ongoing.

This Major Crimes investigation was supported by members from our Police Dog Services, Forensic Identification Services, RCMP Search and Rescue, Battlefords Detachment, Saskatchewan Coroners Service, among others.

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